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Artist: Leopoldo Méndez, Mexican, 1902–1969
Publisher: Taller de Gráfica Popular, Mexico City, founded 1937
Publisher: Art Institute of Chicago

Lo que puede venir (Autoretrato) (What May Happen [Self-Portrait])


Wood engraving

platemark: 30.48 × 17.46 cm (12 × 6 7/8 in.)
Gift of Carter H. Harrison, Law 1883 for the Emerson Tuttle Memorial Collection, 24 July 1947.
Made in Mexico
20th century
Works on Paper - Prints

Gina Costa et al., Para la gente : art, politics and cultural identity of the Taller de Gra´fica Popular : selected works form the Charles S. Hayes Collection of twentieth-century Mexican graphics, exh. cat. (Notre Dame (IN): Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, 2009), 71, no. 36, Plate 36.

Diane Miliotes, What may come : the Taller de Gráfica Popular and the Mexican political print = Lo que puede venir : El Taller de Gráfica Popular y el grabado político mexicano., First, exh. cat. (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2014), 4, Fig.1, fig. 1.

Deborah Caplow, Leopoldo Méndez: Revolutionary Art and the Mexican Print, 1st (Austin, Tex.: University of Texas Press, 2007), vi, ill.

Francisco Reyes Palma, Leopoldo Méndez: el oficio de grabar (Mexico, D.F.: Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, 1994), 22 (detail without Catalog number), no. 91, 2 citations in the book: Detail on page 22 (without catalog no.) and complete print catalog no. 91, ill.

Dawn Ades and Alison McClean, Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960, ed. Mark McDonald, exh. cat. (London; Austin: British Museum Press, 2009), 184, no. 120, 120 Anthropos.

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